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Sports Men's Basketball Coaches Poll
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The weeks leading up to the start of the college basketball season provide media days, preseason award watch lists and the preseason polls. Of course, coach Mike Krzyzewski will be back on the sideline for his 38th season, looking to win his sixth national championship.

Sports Draymond Green's MRI on left knee negative, doubtful for Pelicans game Friday
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The Rockets managed to spoil the Warriors' ring night on Tuesday in a thrilling 122-121 comeback win , in which Houston outscored Golden State 34-20 in the fourth quarter. Golden State eventually lost that game and Green's absence was noticeable. He finished with 9 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists in 28 minutes.

Sports Alex Smith was 'fired up' after Mike Mitchell's late hit
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It was really low from the backside. In the Chiefs' 19-13 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday, Smith completed a pass to Kareem Hunt that went for 37 yards. "I mean when you get hit in the back of your knee like that I didn't understand how that happened". Schefter added that Mitchell will appeal the fine.

Sports Steen Back For Wednesday's Blackhawks Game
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His goal was only the second allowed by the Blackhawks in the first period this year, as they had outscored opponents 11-1 in the opening period in their first six games. The 21-year-old Kempe scored the go-ahead goal on a 2-on-1 breakaway for the Kings at 7:34 in the third period. Crawford made a couple of fabulous saves that kept the team in the game.

Sports Gordon Hayward likely to sit out remainder of the season, says agent
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Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season following surgery to fix severe left leg injuries, his agent told ESPN and the Boston Herald in reports Thursday. Hayward stayed down for several minutes before being taken off the floor on a stretcher with his leg in a cast. Hayward's injury figures to have a significant effect both on the Celtics and the Eastern Conference playoff outlook as a whole.

Sports MSU's Bridges is Big Ten Preseason Player of Year
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The Buckeyes return four of their top four scorers from their Big Ten championship-winning team last season. The league didn't define what a "regional opponent" is for each team, but they did regional opponents will meet ten times over six years, where as non-regional opponents will play nine times.

Sports Cubs escape elimination, defeat Dodgers 3-2 in NLCS Game 4
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Arrieta, the 2015 Cy Young Award victor, delivered a gritty performance in what might be his final start for a franchise that revived his career. Brian Duensing got the final out of the seventh in relief of Arrieta, getting Bellinger to fly out with runners on first and second.

Sports Season Opener, Wizards Shut Down the Promising Sixers — Washington Wizards
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Will the Philadelphia 76ers keep it close Wednesday night in their season opener at the Washington Wizards ? It was a closely contested matchup that came down to the wire. Embiid and Simmons open things up for teammates. Gortat owned the rim, he pulled down an astonishing 17 rebounds. He's ready to steamroll over anyone, and he already looks playoff ready.

Sports Jeremy Lin ruled out for the season with ruptured patella tendon
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LeVert was slowed by injuries at MI, and they plagued him again in his rookie season . Further examination Thursday apparently confirmed what reportedly had been considered a significant injury, as evidenced by Lin's tweet later Wednesday in which he said, in part, "God (is) ALWAYS ...

Sports Maple Leafs forwards joyously share smelling salts before game
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Starting in place of Frederik Andersen , McElhinney stopped 15 shots in the third period to hold off the Red Wings. The Leafs once again displayed an ability to score goals in bunches on Wednesday. "It's a maturation thing. You want to play as long as you can", Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly said. "We have to make sure all 20 guys are going but we also have to get results".

Sports China Asks For International Efforts To Accelerate Palestine-Israel Peace Process
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Israeli Education Minister and Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett welcomed Greenblatt's statement , saying the American administration had sent a clear sign to both Israelis and Palestinians. Under Egyptian auspices, the Palestinian factions last week reached a preliminary agreement and have formed committees to sort out unresolved issues, most notably who will control Hamas' massive arsenal.

Sports New Zealand Labor to lead next gov't backed by crucial partner party
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This now makes things a little awkward when it comes to New Zealand's relation with Australia following the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop's comments regarding Ardern's Labour Party back in August, in light of Barnaby Joyce's involvement in the current MP citizenship scandal.

Sports Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea
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Chelsea blew a two-goal lead amid claims by boss Conte that he has too many injured players and his squad is not big enough. "If he is speaking about me, I think he has to think about his team and start looking at himself, not others", Conte said after his side drew with Roma today in their Champions League group stage contest.

Sports University of Florida shocked they can't stop racist speech
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Although the event is not sponsored by any groups affiliated with the university, the public university must pay over $500,000 in security for the event. "I'll be glad when Friday comes", Fuchs said. Leah Gorshein, a 20-year-old political science and Jewish studies major, worries that the event could fuel a rise in campus anti-Semitism.

Sports Napoli fear European hangover ahead of Inter clash
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De Bruyne, City's star player this season from central midfield, struck the crossbar from long range and Jesus had a shot cleared off the line. But a frustrated De Bruyne, who had had just been booked for dissent, was unhappy at some of the decisions given by Spanish referee Antonio Lahoz and his assistants and wanted to confront the fourth official as he walked off.

Sports Robert Pires reveals why Mesut Ozil is angry with the Gunners
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World Cup victor with France Pires, who still trains with Arsenal's first team, has indicated that Ozil has grown frustrated with Arsenal's lack of progression. Ozil has been disappointing at best, and has not seen other clubs come in with the offers he was expecting, meaning Arsenal are in a decent position in terms of the £300,000 per week the creative player wanted given he's not been offered anywhere near that by any other top club.

Sports Great California ShakeOut gets state's residents ready for the next big quake
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The California Geological Survey has mapped thousands of faults in California and considers more than 500 of them to be active and unsafe. That is why there's the "ShakeOut" drill. More than 600,000 students, teachers and staff have signed up for the drill. "If you're at the school, you're drilling right alongside us". Residents are also encouraged to 'secure your space, ' which includes retrofitting buildings to reduce damage and securing things within that building to prevent injury.

Sports Koeman gets the 'feeling' he has support of Everton board
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After Lyon , Everton face Premier League games against Arsenal and Leicester, with a Carabao Cup trip to Chelsea on the Wednesday in between. However, Koeman has revealed that Moshiri was on the premises to look at a recent development, with the Dutchman has said that he maintains the full support of the club's hierarchy.

Sports Sanders Responds To Widow Phone Call Uproar
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His father Mark says the family wanted nothing more from Trump than an acknowledgment that Jonathon Hunter had made the ultimate sacrifice for his country. She said she overheard Mr Trump's words. "It is awful. Myeshia Johnson has not even been able to open the coffin because the body is so damaged', has yet commented Frederica Wilson in the Miami Herald , which stated that the widow was pregnant with her third child".

Sports Mourinho won't end career at Man United
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The report comes days after Mourinho gave an interview to French broadcaster TF1 in which he guaranteed he won't end his career at Old Trafford, and expressed his admiration for the current situation at Paris Saint-Germain. That's precisely why Mourniho is expected to sign a new five-year contract worth approximately £65 million (AU$109 million) that will keep him in charge of United until 2022.